Overview

  • Rural and Remote Mental Health Inpatient Unit, Glenside Health Services
  • Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network    
  • Salary: RN/M3  $121,537 to $126,970 p.a.
  • Temporary Full-time position working up to 27 June 2025

Overview

Joining the friendly and professional Rural and Remote Mental Health Services Team, you will utilise your clinical nursing expertise and contribute to the improvement  of high quality, safe mental health services. You will provide clinical and consultancy services that support the recovery of mental health consumers across community, acute and rehabilitation service settings. You will have a significant degree of autonomy and decision making to deliver expert mental health nursing care. This will include the opportunity to provide clinical leadership to nurses and coordinate projects that improve consumer outcomes. Working within a primary health care setting, you will undertake effective complex discharge planning and hospital avoidance strategies through the provision of education, equipment and referral services. As part of your role, you will develop and maintain cooperative and productive working relationships with all members of the multidisciplinary team and members of local health agencies, including Consultant Psychiatrists, General Practitioners (GPs), unit managers, mental health staff and other health professionals.

You will need to be eligible for registration as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and hold a current practicing certificate, along with a Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing (or an equivalent qualification). With demonstrated expertise in mental health nursing practice, you will be confident in leading and promoting consumer engagement initiatives. Prior experience in the supervision and leadership of multidisciplinary staff, student nurses, Enrolled Nurses and less experienced Registered Nurses will hold you in good stead for this role.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working part-time.

Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

In addition to the annual salary package we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.

Check(s)

  • DHS Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • National Police Certificate (NPC) for employment involving unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups required for this position (E.g. aged care employment or work involving vulnerable clients)

Immunisation Risk for this position is – Category A (Direct Contact with blood or body substances)

SA Health Services are required to implement the Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening and vaccination policy in the workplace.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref865930 

Attachments

865930 – Registered Nurse,Midwife Consultant amended.pdf

 JCS+RN+Mental+Health+final.pdf

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For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 865930

Closing Date for Applications: 17 July 2024, 11.55pm
Name of Contact Person: Michelle Hilton
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 0401 125 334
michelle.hilton@sa.gov.au